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Melanie Nga Truong-Le, DO $$

Pediatric Neuro-ophthalmologist

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
English,
UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

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Education and Training

Medical School
University of North Texas Health Science Center (2014)
Residency
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2018), Neurology
Fellowship
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (2020), Neuro-Ophthalmology
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (2019), Neuro-Ophthalmology
Board Certification
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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    Departments and Programs

    • Research Interests

      • Afferent visual function
      • Visual field analysis
      • Ganglion cell layer
      • Myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG)-associated disease
      • Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder
      • Optic neuritis
      • Optic neuropathy
      • Optical coherence tomography
      • Radiation-induced optic neuritis
      • Retinal migraine
      • Retinal nerve fiber layer
    • Publications

      • K-D Balance: An objective measure of balance in tandem and double leg stances. Zhang C, Talaber A, Truong M, Vargas BB, Digital health 2019 Jan-Dec 5 2055207619885573
      • Antibody Testing in Atypical Optic Neuritis. Truong-Le M, Chwalisz B, Seminars in ophthalmology 2020 Aug 35 5-6 287-295
      • Steroid responsive anti-MOG antibody mediated meningo-encephalomyelitis and optic neuritis (P2. 336) Melanie Truong, Brian Hitt, Divyanshu Dubey, Jeff Ortstadt Neurology 2017 88, supplement 16 2.336
      • Contributing Author (10 chapters) in The Little Black Book of Neurology Zaidat OO, Lerner AJ, Miles JD (2020), Philadelphia, PA, Elsevier
      • Neurovascular Causes of Acute Monocular Visual Loss in Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine, Truong-Le, M., & Mallery, R. M. (2020), Springer
      • Headache and the Eye in Modern Day Management of Headache: Questions and Answers, Truong M, Friedman D (2017), Jaypee Brothers
    • Professional Activities

      • American Academy of Neurology
      • Dallas Academy of Ophthalmology
      • North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
    • Awards and Honors

      • Best Abstract by a Fellow 2019, North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
      • International Headache Academy Scholarship 2019, International Headache Academy
      • Stephen Damm Memorial Award 2018, UT Southwestern Neurology Residency
      • Arnold P. Gold Humanism Award 2018, UT Southwestern
      • Parkland Neurology Resident of the Year 2018, Parkland Hospitals and Clinics
      • International Headache Academy Scholarship 2018, International Headache Academy
      • Frontiers in Headache Research Scholarship 2017, American Headache Society